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Nine-year-old circumcised at school by 'mistake'

A nine-year-old pupil in Eastwood, Pietermaritzburg was circumcised by "mistake" by a family health programme at his school. The family ...


SA has lost 96 million abalone to poaching since 2000 - new report

Poachers have taken at least 96 million units of South Africa's abalone in the past 17 years, leaving the future ...


Thelo: WP will move, but KEEP Newlands

Cape Town - Both the Stormers and Western Province could be playing their rugby at Cape Town Stadium by the ...


ANC in Cape Town takes 'dim view' of soon-to-be mayor Dan Plato

The ANC in the City of Cape Town has taken "a dim view" of the DA's decision to have Dan ...


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UNHRC wants Myanmar military leaders on genocide charges

GENEVA, Switzerland – The independent, international body investigating violence and atrocities against the Rohingya in Myanmar has called for the sacking ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

King of Storms lashes China, kills 64 in the Philippines

GUANGDONG, China - The Super Typhoon Mangkhut, dubbed the 'King of Storms' is tearing through Southeast Asia - viciously destroying ...

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India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola, which made its first international launch in Australia earlier ...

Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Amid reports that the world's leading soft drinks group is in talks with a Canadian cannabis firm, the ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

Reports: Samsung planning to end entire Galaxy phone series

SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean report has stated that Samsung could soon be scraping the entire Galaxy smartphone ...

Time Magazine sold to Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff

NEW YORK, U.S. - Eight months after being sold to the U.S. media group, Meredith Corporation, the iconic Time Magazine ...

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Research shows agri renaissance possible for Western Cape

An "agri renaissance" of higher yields, reduced costs and improved nutritional value of foods is possible for the Western Cape's ...


SA has lost 96 million abalone to poaching since 2000 - new report

Poachers have taken at least 96 million units of South Africa's abalone in the past 17 years, leaving the future ...


'Hardline takeover' blamed for latest Boko Haram violence

The execution of a kidnapped aid worker and the apparent death of a senior factional leader have sparked fears of ...


Thelo: WP will move, but KEEP Newlands

Cape Town - Both the Stormers and Western Province could be playing their rugby at Cape Town Stadium by the ...


Somali Girls' Deaths Spur More Calls to End FGM

NAIROBI, KENYA - A spate of deaths of young girls from female genital mutilation (FGM) has renewed calls for Somalia ...


Women Detail Alleged Assaults by Ugandan Security Personnel

KAMPALA, UGANDA - One month after election-related violence in northern Uganda, two women who say they were brutally assaulted by ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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